Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion in mobile video bet (Update)
After selling millions of Americans their mobile phones, Verizon now wants to capture their eyeballs, too.
Mysterious Facebook event sparks online buzz
A mysterious Facebook event set for Thursday has sparked buzz that the leading social network could be adding video to Instagram smartphone picture-sharing service.
Microsoft stirs buzz on possible iPad challenger (Update)
Microsoft kept the tech world buzzing Monday ahead of a mysterious announcement which has fueled speculation the software giant may unveil a product to challenge the Apple iPad.
Siri a challenge to Google search: Eric Schmidt
The voice-activated Siri assistant on Apple's iPhone 4S is a direct challenge to Google's search engine, chairman Eric Schmidt said.
Apple counters talk it will shut Beats music service (Update)
Apple on Monday refuted talk that it plans to close the Beats streaming music service it acquired as part of a $3 billion-deal earlier this year.
Snapchat hackers post phone numbers of 4.6 million users online (Update)
Hackers broke into Snapchat, the hugely popular mobile app, accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online, tech news website TechCrunch has announced.
Disputed Joojoo tablet to ship at end of February
(AP) -- The Joojoo, a Web-browsing tablet device that's the subject of a high-profile Silicon Valley legal dispute, appears on track to reach early buyers at the end of February.
Startup enlists 'the crowd' to expose knock-offs
Tech startup BrandBounty on Monday sought to enlist smartphone users around the world in a "crowd-sourced" battle against knock-off goods and pirated digital content.
What Twitter learned from Facebook IPO flop
The day before Twitter Inc. disclosed that it has filed papers for an initial public offering, Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg was asked what advice he would give to the microblogging site about ...
Students prefer apps to the Web when using smartphones
Students prefer using apps on their smartphones instead of being pointed to mobile app sites, according to a survey of Purdue University students. This runs counter to a move toward mobile Web development using HTML 5 by ...
Swamped Apple pushes back some iPhone 5 orders (Update)
With a flood of orders coming for the new iPhone 5, Apple pushed back delivery times for the new device on its website Friday.
Facebook unveils its 'home' on Android phone
Facebook unveils its "home" on the Android smartphone Thursday, a move expected to tie the leading social network's services tightly into mobile software.
Zuckerberg eyes mobile after Facebook IPO flop (Update)
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said the social network giant is focused on mobile devices and should be seen as a smart bet despite a "disappointing" stock market debut.
Facebook stock jumps 7.7% after Zuckerberg's comments
They're calling it the Mark Zuckerberg bump. Facebook's stock didn't skyrocket, but it did rise nicely the day after Facebook's chief executive broke his silence and publicly proclaimed that he cares about its shareholders.